Anna Shcherbakova wins ladies event, leads Russia to first World Team Trophy victory

The 2021 World Team Trophy came to an end on Saturday and it was a major success for the Russian figure skaters – in the final event, Anna Shcherbakova won the country’s sixth of eight events and Russia celebrated their first ever victory in the competition’s history. 2021 World champion Anna Shcherbakova landed but steppedContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova wins ladies event, leads Russia to first World Team Trophy victory”

Shcherbakova and Tuktamysheva extend Russia’s lead at World Team Trophy

After Victoria Sinitsina and Nikita Katsalapov put Russia at the top of the team standings in the first event at the 2021 World Team Trophy, the two World champions in the ladies’ category extended their country’s lead. Newly crowned 2021 World champion Anna Shcherbakova landed a triple axel and then a triple flip to beginContinue reading “Shcherbakova and Tuktamysheva extend Russia’s lead at World Team Trophy”

Anna Shcherbakova will be on Russian late night talk show Vecherniy Urgant

Reigning World champion Anna Shcherbakova will appear on the popular Russian late night talk show Vecherniy Urgant (English: Evening Urgant) this upcoming Friday. The show is hosted by TV show presenter Ivan Urgant and airs on Channel One, as well as simultaneously broadcasted on YouTube. Friday’s episode with the 17-year-old figure skater is scheduled toContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova will be on Russian late night talk show Vecherniy Urgant”

Russia announces skaters for World Team Trophy

Following the completion of the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships, the Figure Skating Federation of Russia already announced the athletes who will represent the nation at the World Team Trophy competition next month in Japan. The selected skaters are newly crowned World champion Anna Shcherbakova and former World title holder Elizaveta Tuktamysheva in the ladies’Continue reading “Russia announces skaters for World Team Trophy”

Anna Shcherbakova becomes World champion as Russian ladies sweep podium

Just two days before her seventeenth birthday, three-time Russian national champion Anna Shcherbakova ended the tough 2020-2021 figure skating season with the ultimate victory – a World title. Leader after a clean short program performance on Wednesday, Shcherbakova was the final lady to step onto the ice on Friday for the free skate and aContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova becomes World champion as Russian ladies sweep podium”

Anna Shcherbakova leads at Worlds after short program

The 2021 World Figure Skating Championships began in Stockholm this week and the first competitions got underway today. A highly anticipated ladies’ short program event opened the competition with a very strong and competitive field of athletes. Leader heading into the free skate is Anna Shcherbakova. Three-time Russian national champion Shcherbakova is among the favoritesContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova leads at Worlds after short program”

Russian figure skaters fly to World Championships

The athletes who will be representing the Figure Skating Federation of Russia at the 2021 World Figure Skating Championships finished their training camp in Novogorsk and boarded a charter flight to Stockholm today. Only the figure skaters, their coaches, doctors, as well as federation officials and Channel One journalists are onboard the Boeing 737 –Continue reading “Russian figure skaters fly to World Championships”

Anna Shcherbakova’s interview in Marie Claire Russia

16-year-old figure skater Anna Shcherbakova is preparing for next week’s 2021 World Figure Skating Championships but before we see her on the ice in Stockholm – the inspiring and admirable three-time Russian national champion has been featured in many of this month’s Russian magazines. Interview from Marie Claire Russia translated to English; interview by StepanContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova’s interview in Marie Claire Russia”

Anna Shcherbakova in Cosmopolitan Russia

Three-time Russian national champion Anna Shcherbakova will be competing in her first World Figure Skating Championships on the senior level next week. Before she heads out to Stockholm, Sweden as one of the top favorites, the 16-year-old figure skater – who will celebrate her seventeenth birthday on the final day of the competition – spokeContinue reading “Anna Shcherbakova in Cosmopolitan Russia”

Shcherbakova and Trusova will not participate at Cup of Russia Final

The Figure Skating Federation of Russia released the preliminary list of participants who will take part in the final of the Cup of Russia series next week. Three-time Russian champion Anna Shcherbakova and two-time World Junior champion Alexandra Trusova were not included. This season, the Russian figure skating federation decided to change the selection processContinue reading “Shcherbakova and Trusova will not participate at Cup of Russia Final”